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        Las Cosas Maravillosas de la Santa Ciudad de Roma, en donde de trata delas Yglesias, Estaciones, Reliquias, y Cuerpos Santos, que ay en ella, y diversos casamientos de pobres Donzellas, que se hazen

      Rome: Roque Bernabo, 1711. Rare Spanish-language Rome guide for Spanish-speaking pilgrims/tourists to the eternal city. Some of the woodcuts derive from early 16th-century Rome guides such as Santi Solinari.

      [Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc.]
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        A Map of New France containing Canada, Louisianna &c in Nth America

      Atlas Geographus, 1711-17. According to the Patent granted by the King of France to Monsieur Crozat dated the 14th of Sep. 1712. N.S. and registered in the Parliament of Paris the 24th of the same Month. Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Very good condition Size: 18.3 x 26 cm An interesting map of the Eastern North America, showing regions named by the French. The map also shows the fishing banks and the route of the Spanish Armada. Library stamp slightly visible

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        Las Cosas Maravillosas de la Santa Ciudad de Roma, en donde de trata delas Yglesias, Estaciones, Reliquias, y Cuerpos Santos, que ay en ella, y diversos casamientos de pobres Donzellas, que se hazen

      Roque Bernabo Rome: Roque Bernabo, 1711. Rare Spanish-language Rome guide for Spanish-speaking pilgrims/tourists to the eternal city. Some of the woodcuts derive from early 16th-century Rome guides such as Santi Solinari.

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        ORDINUM EQUESTRIUM ET MILITARIUM CATALOGUS

      Romæ: Typis Georgii Plachi, 1711. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. With a Profusion of Costume Plates Depicting Knightly, Military, Social, and Charitable Orders. 248 x 191 mm (9 3/4 x 7 1/2"). 20 p.l. (including three title pages, one engraved, one in Latin, one in Italian), followed by plates with facing commentary and, at the end, two index leaves. FIRST EDITION. Excellent contemporary sprinkled calf, covers with border in gilt and blind, raised bands, spines handsomely gilt in compartments with large intricate fleuron centerpiece and scrolling cornerpieces, reddish-brown morocco label. WITH A TOTAL OF 167 FULL-PAGE ENGRAVED PLATES: a frontispiece showing Victory perched above military accoutrements, 143 plates (engraved by Giovanni Battista Sintes after Andrea Antonio Orazi) depicting members of various knightly orders in a variety of costumes (each plate facing a text leaf of explication in Latin and Italian), and 23 plates showing the insignia of the orders (usually with several figures on each of these plates). Bookplate of the Macclesfield library on front pastedown, first three leaves with small matching embossed armorial Macclesfield stamp. Brunet I, 1086; Graesse I, 480. Spine and joints with slight dryness and rubbing, several tiny marks to covers, a trivial spot here and there internally, but A REALLY EXCELLENT COPY, the attractive early binding solid and without any serious wear, and THE TEXT AND PLATES UNUSUALLY CLEAN AND FRESH. The illustrations here of members of various "knightly and military orders" are a wonderful source for the costumes of the early 18th century. The orders include not only genuine fighting orders such as the Templars and the Teutonic Knights, but all sorts of honorary, social, and charitable orders, so that some figures appear in suits of armor, others in clerical garb, and many in elaborate secular dress, decked out in the extravagant fashions of the day. Of the orders, 18 are for women, all elegantly costumed here, some suitably for the cloister, others for the ballroom. Perhaps the most exotic are a Roman member of the knightly (i.e., business) class, dressed, naturally, in a toga; a Turkish member of the Order of the Moon; a Peruvian; and a Floridian. The artist Andrea Orazi (b. 1670) painted in oils and frescoed two Roman churches. In addition to writing books on subjects ranging from coins to musical instruments to natural history, the learned Jesuit Buonanni (1638-1725) served as librarian of the Collegio Romano and in 1698 became curator of the Kircherian Musem.

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        Bibliotheca Bultelliana: seu Catalogus Librorum Bibliothecae...Caroli Bulteau, Regi a consiliis & Secretariorum Regiorum decani

      Digestus & descriptus à Gabriele Martin...cum Indice Authorum alphabetico. Engraved arms on title. 5 p.l., xxxvi, 499 pp.; 1 p.l., [501]-1035, [78] pp. Two parts in two vols. 12mo, later 18th-cent. speckled boards, cont. paper labels on spines, entirely uncut. Paris: P. Geffart & G. Martin, 1711. Charles Bulteau (ca. 1630-1710), historian and the King's secretary, took over the library of his brother Louis when Louis entered the Benedictine order. Charles greatly increased the collection and, upon his death, left a library of about 10,000 works. This is one of the most important and extensive catalogues compiled by Gabriel Martin and the first of 22 for which he made an index. Martin refined his system of arrangement, first used in the Bibliotheca Bigotiana (1706), for this catalogue. 8819 lots, including MSS. A remarkable uncut set from the H.P. Kraus reference library with bookplate. ❧ Blogie col. 2. Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions...1643-1830, 18. Peignot, p. 85. Pollard & Ehrman no. 268 & p. 241-"The Bulteau library catalogue by Gabriel Martin has a note at the end saying that it was printed off before 5 September 1711, and that to conform with the new edict certain books have been taken out of the library and should not form part of the catalogue." Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 114, 157, & 235. .

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        [Opera Genealogico-Historica De Westphalia et Saxonia Inferiori] Hermanni Hamelmanni, S.S. Theol. Licent. & dum viveret Superint. Oldenburgici, Opera Genealogico-Historica, De Westphalia & Saxonia Inferiori : In quibus non solum Res gestæ Seculi XVI. & Anteriorum temporum, tam Ecclesiasticæ quam Politicæ, fideliter & pari judicio exhibentur Sed & de totius Westphaliæ provinciis, urbibus, incolis veteribus, viris literatis, Comitum familiis, ac imprimis de renatâ ... puriore Evangelii doctrinâ, accuratißima historia traditur / Partim ex Manuscriptis Auctoris, hactenus ineditis, ex augustâ Guelpherbytana Bibliotheca communicatis, partim ex aliis ejus separatim quondam publicatis opusculis, in unum volumen congesta Ab Ernesto Casim. Wasserbach. JCto. Accessit Vita Hamelmanni, cum indice sufficientissimo

      Lemgo, Meyer 1711. 21 cm. (30, einschl. Frontispiz), 1464, (104) Seiten mit gestochen Frontispiz (Porträt) von F. W. Brandshagen, Titel rot und schwarz; Pergamentband der Zeit mit Mittelstücken in Blindprägung - Bömer / Degering D 110 - Driver 66 - NDB VII, 585 - Weißbrodt 79 - Erstausgabe, herausgegeben von dem Juristen Ernst Casimir Wasserbach. Nach dessen Tod vollendete der Verleger Heinrich Wilhelm Meyer die Sammel-Ausgabe von 19 Werken. Enthält u.a. S. 765 - 982: Pars Prima [-Secunda] Historiæ Ecclesiasticæ Renati Evangelii Per Inferiorem Saxoniam & Westphaliam ...1586-1587; S. [983] - 1174: Continuatio Historiæ Ecclesiasticæ Hermanni Hamelmanni ... Lemgoviæ Anno 1705; S. [1175] - 1378: Historiæ Renati Evangelii deinde Schismatum Hæresiumq[ue] Anabaptistarum, exortatum In Urbe Monasteriensi Westphaliæ, Explicatio ... Anno 1709. Eines der wichtigsten Quellenwerke zur westfälischen Geschichte, unter anderem Kirchen- und Reformationsgeschichte Westfalens. Für die Reformationsgeschichte der westfälischen Städte, unter anderem Osnabrück, sind seine zeitgenössischen Berichte die Hauptquelle. Seine Gelehrten-Biographien sind für zahlreiche Personen die einzige zeitgenössische Quelle. "Als Geschichtsschreiber gilt Hamelmann in seinen Angaben durchweg als zuverlässig" (NDB). Vorsätze und Titel leicht gebräunt, sonst schön. Exemplar aus dem Besitz des Historikers Friedrich Matthias Driver (vgl. ADB V, 412) mit dessen Namenszug auf dem Titel; vorderer Innendeckel gelöschter Besitzeintrag "Colleg. Prof. Gymn. Paul. 1776"; am Schluß handschriftliche Liste von Rektoren des Gymnasium Paulinum in Münster - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        Thomae Sydenham, Medicinae Doct. Ac Practici Quondam Londinensis ... Praxis Medica Experimentalis Sive Opuscula Universa. Quotquot Hactenus Ab Autore Ipso Ultimum Revisa & Aucta in Lucem Prodierunt . ..a` Mendis Probe` Repurgatum, Indicibusq[Ue] Necessariis Accuratissimis Exornatum

      Lipsiae : Apud Thomam Fritsch, 1711. 1711 edition. Associate Reference: CLC S2044. Physical desc. : [31] l. , 800 p. , [22] l. : [1] leaf of plates: front. (port. ) ; (8vo) . Language: Latin. Title-page printer's device; copper-engraved pictorial head & tailpieces; historiated initials. Subject: Medicine - ear; y works to 1800. Finely and [period] sympathetically bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt and the compartments uniformly blind-tooled. An exceptional copy; of presentation quality. Scans etc. On request.

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        Le Menage des Champs, et le Jardinier Francois accommodez au gout des temps: Dans lesquelles on peut apprende faciliment a apreter tout ce qui est necessaire pour l'usage de la vie a la Compagne, & meme de la Ville; & la maniere de cultiver parfaitement les Jardins fruitiers, potagers, & flueristes, avec un traite de la Chasse & de la Peche; Ouvrage utile a toutes sorte de personnes

      Paris: Michel David, 1711. Octavo, [6], 536, [8] pages. Frontispiece, five leaves of folding plates. Second printing of the first edition. Michel David issued the title originally in 1710. A compilation of two seventeenth century works by Nicolas de Bonnefons, here issued under a royal privilege granted to Louis Liger, sieur d'Auxerre (1658-1717). The work is divided into four books, the first three concerning cooking, the fourth dealing with gardening, and with an additional brief treatise on hunting and fishing. Liger's compilation of de Bonnefons' work continued to be revised and reissued after his death and well into the eighteenth century. And rightly so. De Bonnefons' work recognizes the primacy of excellent ingredients. The final section is considered to be the first work on the kitchen garden. John Evelyn, who translated the work in 1658, called it "the first and best work of that kind that introduced the use of the olitorie garden to any purpose." Contemporary full-calf, compartmented spine with gilt-tooled ornaments and title. Some wear to foot of spine and corners, and one leather chip absent from the rear panel. Several contemporary ownership inscriptions to endpapers, some signed "Drouilly". Inkblot to verso of frontispiece has penetrated, and is visible in the engraved image. Overall, near very good. [Bitting, pages 287-288; Cagle 285-85 (later editions); OberlŽ refers to the earlier publication of de Bonnefons' work, but not the Liger editions; Vicaire 522-523].

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        Eigentliche und wahrhafftige Abbildung der alten und neuen Griechischen Kirche, Nach ihrer Historie, Glaubens-Lehren und Kirchen-Gebräuchen, in III. Theilen, Nebst einem curieusen Anhange Unterschiedlicher hierzu dienlicher und zum Theil noch ungedruckter Schrifften Gerhardi Titii, Stephani Gerlachii, und anderer mehr; Alles mit höchster Treu und Fleiß abgefasset, auch mit nöthigen Kupfern und Registern versehen

      Lpz., Joh. Friedrich Gleditsch 1711.. 3 Tle. in 1 geb. kl.-4°. 12 Bll., 236, 422, 474, 84 S. 28 Bll. Tit. in Rot. u. Schwarz. Mit 1 Titelportr., 1 Textkupf. u. 16 Kupfertaf. Pgmt. d. Zt. Namenstempel am flieg. Vors. In sher gutem Zustand. EA. vgl. ADB XI, 363 - "Die erste vollständige und geordnete Darstellung der griechischen Kirche". (Herzog-H. VII, 601). - Heineccius (ursprünglich Heinecke, 1674-1722), war evangelischer Theologe, der unter anderem den ersten wissenschaftlichen Beitrag zur Siegelkunde lieferte sowie eine Geschichte der Stadt Goslar. Als Dichter von Kirchenliedern stand er in Beziehung zu Bach. Das vorliegende Werk ist eine frühe Studie der griechisch-orthodoxen Kirche. Im ersten Teil wird die Geschichte der griechischen Kirche und das Schisma dargestellt, im 2. Teil die Glaubenslehren der orthodoxen Kirche. Der 3. Teil behandelt die Gebräuche der alten und neuen greichischen Kirche. Die Abbildungen zeigen unter Anderem die Tracht griechischer Kleriker, die Residenz der Patriarchen zu Konstantinopel, Grundrisse von Kirchenbauten, von Symbolen und Wappen, etc.

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        Eigentliche und wahrhafftige Abbildung der alten und neuen Griechischen Kirche, Nach ihrer Historie, Glaubens-Lehren und Kirchen-Gebräuchen

      Ben Joh. Friedrich Gleditsch und Sohn, Leipzig, 1711. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Slightly overlapping full contemporary vellum, old library spine label and bookplate, but otherwise unmarked. Modest foxing and toning, a bit of loss and degradation to the margins of three pages but no loss of text. An early study of the Greek Orthodox Church by the German antiquary. He also wrote a book on seals and is associated with Bach for whom he may have written a cantata. 17 figures on 16 plates shwoing costume, church floorplans, and a lovely birds-eye view of the Patriarch's compound in Constantinople. Frontis, title in red and black, [19], 236, 422, 474, 84, [56], both blanks present. Size: Quarto (4to). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041234. .

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        [Opera]. Ex Recensione & cum Notis Atque Emendationibus Richardi Bentleii

      Cambridge: [University Press], 1711 First edition. Contemporary calf, rebacked, preserving original spine, corners repaired, armorial bookplate of Toft Hall on front endpaper, above it early ownership inscription of Ralph Leycester. Two volumes bound in one, quarto. Fine engraved title by George Vertue (slightly stained). Bound with the half-titles. Letterpress titles with engraved vignettes. A very good copy of Bentley's celebrated edition of Horace, perhaps the finest edition of a classical text ever produced. Probably no other poet's works have been so often copied or printed, and hundreds of versions in every modern language have been made of the least translatable of poets.....Bentley was and remains the greatest of English classical scholars...His immense learning was combined with an equal control in its deployment. Although he here restricted himself entirely to criticism of the text, and refrained from comment or explanation, in fact his feeling for Horace is revealed in the seven or eight hundred emendations, many of which have found permanent acceptance. Bold yet sensitive, deeply learned and at the same time understanding, his edition is a compound, as Bentley was himself, of temerity, authority and subtlety" (Printing and the Mind of Man, 178).

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        MDCCXI. An Almanack of Coeliestial Motions and Aspects for the Year ... 1711

      Boston: N. Boone, 1711. 8vo. (6 x 3 3/4 inches). 16pp., plus initial and terminal blanks. Man of signs woodcut on p. 2. Contemporary stitched marbled paper wrappers. Scarce early American almanac. Evans incorrectly ascribes the printing of this almanac to Bradford in New York. It is very unusual to find American almanacs from this early period in their original wrappers. Evans 1490; Drake 2940.

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        Entdecktes Judenthum, oder, Gründlicher und wahrhaffter Bericht, welchergestalt die verstockte Juden die hochheilige Drey-Einigkeit, Gott Vater, Sohn und Heil. Geist, erschrecklicher Weise lästern und verunehren, die Heil. Mutter Christi verschmähen, das Neue Testament, die Evangelisten und Aposteln, die Christliche Religion spöttisch durchziehen, und die gantze Christenheit auff das äusserste verachten und verfluchen; dabei noch viel andere, bisshero unter den Christen entweder gar nicht oder nur zum Theil bekant gewesene Dinge und grosse Irrthümer der küdischen Religion und Theologie, wie auch viel lächerliche und kurtzweilige Fabeln und andere ungereimte Sachen an den Tag kommen. Alles aus ihren eigenen und zwar sehr vielen mit grosser Mühe und unverdrossenem Fleiss durchlesenen Büchern mit Ausziehung der hebräischen Worte und derer treuen Ubersetzung in die Teutsche Sprach kräfftiglich erwiesen und in zweyen Theilen verfasset, deren jeder seine b

      Königsberg, o. Dr. (d. i. Berlin, Haude), 1711.. 2 Bände. 10 Bll., 1016 (recte 998) S., 1 Bl.; 2 Bll., 1111 S. Lederbde. d. Zt. 4°. Steinschneider 4913; Fürst I, 226; ADB V, 773; NDB IV, 419. - Zweite Ausgabe des berüchtigten Antijudaicums. Die in 2000 Exemplaren 1700 in Frankfurt erschienene Originalausgabe wurde auf Betreiben der dortigen Judenschaft beschlagnahmt und erst nach 40 Jahren wieder freigegeben; so war die vorliegende Ausgabe, für die die Erben Eisenmengers eine Druckerlaubnis bei Friedrich I. erlangt hatten, die erste im Handel zugängliche. Obwohl in Berlin gedruckt, wurde als Druckort Königsberg angegeben, da dieses außerhalb des Reichsgebietes lag. "E`s Übersetzungen hebr. Texte sind oft fehlerhaft und dazu tendenziös entstellt... dennoch ist E. mit diesem Werk, das ihm eine Professur für orientalische Sprachen an der Univ. Heidelberg eintrug, der Begründer des neuzeitlichen wissenschaftlichen Antisemitismus geworden" (H. J. Schoeps in NDB). - Gelenke gebrochen, berieben und bestoßen, Bd. 2 mit Wurmfraß und großen Fehlstehlen an Rücken und Deckel. Titel mit rotem Stempel und handschriftl. Vermerken d. Zt., Besitzstempel des "Germanenforschers Karl Nüse", aus der entsprechenden Zeit; das letzte Blatt des 2. Tls. verso mit montiertem gedrucktem "Sinnspruch" Nüses.

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        BOMYCUM LIBRI DUO ET SCACCHIA LUDUS

      BASIL KENNETTEdito nel 1711 in Oxoniae, : In 8¯, legatura in piena pelle con riquadri a secco ai piatti, dorso a nervi con fregi e tassello con titoli in oro. Importante opera del poeta e umanista Marco Girolamo Vida (Cremona 1485-Alba 1566), protonotario apostolico e più tardi Vescovo di Alba, fu tra i rappresentanti della letteratura umanistica in lingua latina, secondo i modelli virginiani in poesia e ciceroniani in prosa., Bombycum, poema sulla coltura del baco da seta e Scacchia, interessante e primario testo sul gioco degli scacchi con una simulazione di partita fra Apollo e Mercurio. Buon esemplare.

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        Voyages en Perse, et autres lieux de l'Orient.

      A Amsterdam, Chez Jean Louis de Lorme, 1711.10 voll. in-12° (166x98mm), pp. (24), 254, (2); (2), 334, (2); (2), 285, (3); (2), 280, (2); (2), 312, (2); (2), 328, (2); (2), 448, (2); (2), 255, (3); (2), 308, (2); legatura coeva p. pelle bazzana nocciola con dorsi a nervetti con titolo e tomaison in oro entro doppio tassello rosso, filetti e ricchi fregi floreali in oro entro scomparti. Tagli rossi, sguardie marmorizzate policrome. Frontespizi in rosso e in nero con vignette calcografiche. Complessive 84 tavv. incise in rame f.t.: un ritratto dell'autore in ovale all'antiporta del primo vol., una carta della Persia e del Ponto Eusino ripiegata in principio del primo vol. e altre 82 tavv. ripiegate, talora di grandi dimensioni, con raffigurazioni di popolazioni, luoghi e monumenti persiani. Esemplare d'eccezione, con 6 tavole in più rispetto alle 78 indicate solitamente nelle bibliografie. Ex-libris nobiliari Sormani Andreani Verri. Qualche normale fioritura e brunitura e restauri alle cerniere di alcuni volumi; ottime condizioni complessive. Terza edizione, ma prima edizione completa (la prima edizione assoluta, ridotta rispetto a questa, risale al 1686) del celebre resoconto di viaggio in Persia dello Chardin. Lo Chardin (Parigi, 1643-Chiswick, 1713), che di professione era gioielliere e discendeva da una famiglia di Ugonotti, svolse il suo viaggio in Persia nel 1664, accompagnato dal mercante lionese Antoine Raisin, allo scopo in parte di acquistarvi gemme preziose e in parte per appagare il proprio desiderio di viaggiare. Il viaggio, che valse allo Chardin il patrocinio del monarca safavide Shah Abbas II e di suo figlio Safi Mirza, fruttò una gran messe di osservazioni di ogni genere e lo condusse sino in India; il viaggio fu ripetuto nel 1671, compiendo un avventuroso tragitto attraverso la Turchia, Crimea, il Caucaso, la Mingrelia e la Georgia e raggiungendo Isfahan solo nel 1673. Lo Chardin rimase in Persia sino al 1677, tornando nuovamente in India e tornando in Europa nel 1680 dopo aver doppiato il Capo di Buona Speranza. Riparato in Inghilterra a motivo della sua fede protestante e delle persecuzioni cui i riformati furono sottoposti in tale paese, divenne in seguito gioielliere di corte di Carlo II a Londra. Trasferitosi poi in Olanda, dopo alcuni anni fece stabilmente ritorno in Inghilterra; alla sua morte venne sepolto nell'Abbazia di Westminster. I suoi "Voyages", fra le più celebri relazioni mai scritte di viaggio in Persia, ammirati da Montesquieu come da Voltaire, da Gibbon come da Rousseau, costituiscono una fonte storica ed etnografica di eccezionale importanza. Nella voce dedicata allo Chardin nell'Encyclopaedia Iranica, John Emerson nota come le informazioni raccolte dal viaggiatore francese sulla Persia safavide superino di gran lunga quelle fornite da tutti gli altri scrittori occidentali per estensione, profondità ed accuratezza. "Chardin?s massive work, along with many other accounts of travel to exotic lands, contributed to formation of one of the great streams of European knowledge leading to what Paul Hazard called ?la crise de la conscience européenne? and hence to the Enlightenment. Some of his ideas, for example, on the influence of climate on man, had a considerable impact, and his work was read and commented on favorably by a number of great 18th-century figures like Charles-Louis de Montesquieu, Edward Gibbon, Vol­taire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and William Jones." (Emerson). Atabey, 219. Chahine, 912. Brunet, I, 1802: "Ce Voyage est un des plus intéressants que l'on ait publiés dans le siècle dernier. L'édition que nous citons est assez belle, et les exemplaires bien conditionnées en sont peu commun". Emerson, cit. Giuseppe Caraci in Enciclopedia Italiana, IX, 936: "La prima edizione completa fu stampata ad Amsterdam nel 1711". . Ghani, pp 70-73. Diba, p. 238. Schwab, 87. Wilson, p. 40.

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        Compendio dell'architettura generale di Vitruvio. Opera di Mons. Perrault Di nuovo compendiata, e ristretta nella presente traduzione italiana. Da C.C.C. Con le figure in Rame delineate, ed intagliate da Filippo Vasconi architetto e cittadino romano. Dedicata a S. E. l'eccellentiss. sig. Almoro' Grimani

      VENEZIA: APPRESSO GIROLAMO ALBRIZZI, 1711 1711 Venezia: appresso Girolamo Albrizzi, 1711 In-8 (1) c. (antiporta in cornice e vignetta allegorica) (14) 56 7 (1) XI c. (di tav.) Cartoncino rustico. Testo divulgativo delle opere di Vitruvio ad opera di Claudio Perrault pubblicata in francese per ordine del re. Perrault Claudio (1613-1688) medico della facoltà di Parigi, Abbandonò la professione per darsi allo studio dell'architettura con cui s'acquistò una reputazione immortale: la bella facciata di Lovanio, dalla parte di San Germano d'Auxerre, il gran modello dell'Arco Trionfale in fine del Borgo S.Antonio, e l'Osservatorio furono eretti sopra i suoi disegni?" Ladvocat "Diz. Stor. Port." Cicognara, n. 732; Fowler, n. 423; Morazzoni, p. 261.

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        DELLE ANTICHITA', E GUERRE GIUDAICHE. DIVISO IN VENTISETTE LIBRI. TRADOTTO IN ITALIANO PER M. PIETRO LAURO MODENESE.

      LOVISA DOMENICO - VENEZIAEdito nel 1711, in Venezia, Vol. in 8¯ - pp. (20),544,291,(1), Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titolo al dorso manoscritto. L'opera si divide con venti libri di Antichita' Giudaica e sette di Guerra Giudaica. Edizione illustrata da molti legni, anche a piena pagina.Buon esemplare.

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        OPERA OMNIA EXHIBENTIA NON MODO ENCYCLOPAEDIAM MEDICAM DOGMATICAM IN QUA AFFECTUS HUMANI CORPORIS INTERNI ET ENCYCLOPAEDIAM CHYRURGICAM RATIONALEM..

      Edito nel 1711 in Venetiis , In folio, legatura in tela edit. , titoli al dorso, ritratto a piena pagg. dell'A. all'antiporta, titoli in rosso/nero al frontespizio, capilettera, vignetta al capitolo. Importante opera di medicina e di chirurgia di questo importante Medico "Potentissimi Hassiae Principis Consiliarii & Archiatri Primarri, Collegii Medici Decani perpetui, Academiae Leopoldinae Naturae Curiosorum Collegae, & Regiae Angliae Societaris Sodalis". Buon esemplare.

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        [Opera]. Ex Recensione & cum Notis Atque Emendationibus Richardi Bentleii

      Cambridge: [University Press], 1711 First edition. Contemporary calf, rebacked, preserving original spine, corners repaired, armorial bookplate of Toft Hall on front endpaper, above it early ownership inscription of Ralph Leycester. Two volumes bound in one, quarto. Fine engraved title by George Vertue (slightly stained). Bound with the half-titles. Letterpress titles with engraved vignettes. A very good copy of Bentley's celebrated edition of Horace, perhaps the finest edition of a classical text ever produced. Probably no other poet's works have been so often copied or printed, and hundreds of versions in every modern language have been made of the least translatable of poets.....Bentley was and remains the greatest of English classical scholars...His immense learning was combined with an equal control in its deployment. Although he here restricted himself entirely to criticism of the text, and refrained from comment or explanation, in fact his feeling for Horace is revealed in the seven or eight hundred emendations, many of which have found permanent acceptance. Bold yet sensitive, deeply learned and at the same time understanding, his edition is a compound, as Bentley was himself, of temerity, authority and subtlety" (Printing and the Mind of Man, 178).

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        Gudelige DödsTanckar

      Them en Christen altid, helst i thessa Dödeliga Krigs= och Pestilens Tider, bör hava. Skrifne och utgifne af Jespero Swedberg, D. och Biskop i Skara. Skara, Anders Kiellberg 1711. 8:o. (56),603,(17) s. Något senare nött halvskinnband i kalv, tieletiketten med kantskador. Försättsblad och rättelsebladet saknas. Titelblad och ett blad i företalet med kantförstärkningar. 13 bokstäver ifyllda på titelbladets verso. Inlagan genomgående med en del lagerfläckar samt tummad. Delvis med mer markant fläck i nedre marginalen. Äldre bläckantekning i nedre marginalen sida 131. 16 x 10 cm.. Innehåller bl.a. en omfattande avdelning om redogörelser för pesthärjningar i Sverige. På sidan 545 om Jöns Hierta från Vånga som 1631 träffat en levande begravd präst i Stettin som efter 40 år fortfarande var vid liv samt På sidan 569 och framåt om pigan Ester Jönsdotter i Skåne

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        Tanckar och anmärckningar öfwer desse tijders pestilentia.

      Sthlm, J. H. Werner, 1711. 8:o. (2),62 s. Bra men lätt solkigt pergamentsartat pappbd med röd titeletikett i skinn på främre pärmen. Ett samtida marmorerat omslag medbundet. Genomgående med mycket svag fuktrand nedtill. Med L. Wallins överstrukna namnteckning på titelbladet.. Waller 5839. Johan Linder (1678-1724, adlad Lindestolpe 1719) kom från ett fattigt hem men hans fallenhet för studier gjorde honom snart bemärkt och han steg i graderna. Internationell ryktbarhet vann han genom sin doktorsavhandling i Harderwijk i Holland 1707, vilken behandlar veneriska sjukdomar. Linder var bl.a. medicus i svenska flottan och brunnsläkare vid Viksbergs brunn i Salem men utgav även arbeten om textilfärgning och en del tillfällighetsverser. Under sin tjänstgöring i flottan gjorde han praktiska erfarenheter av den grasserande pestepidemien vilket kom att resultera i föreliggande arbete. Linder diskuterar vädrets betydelse för sjukdomens uppkomst men hävdar frankt att det "har altijd warit och ännu är min tancka/ at mer än hälfften af de menniskior/ som genom pestfebrer döö/ döö af bara inbillning och räddhoga för pesten."

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        Thet Nya Testaments Förra Deel: Innehållandes The Fyra Evangelisterna / Samt Apostla Bierningarna. Efter Hans Kongl. Maij:ts Högstsal. Konung Carl Then Elloftes / I Glorwyrdigste åminnelse; Mådiga Förordning. Andra Deel: The fiorton S. Pauli; The twänne S. Petri; The trenne S. Johannis; Samt S. Jacobi och S. Jude Epistlar: Så ock S. Johannis Uppenbarelse.(Biblia).

      Åbo., Christoph Merckell., 1711. 40 x 26 cms. FÖRRA DEEL: dated 1711, title leaf with emblematic engraving , (viii) , 1-300 S., ANDRA DEEL, title leaf with emblematic engraving ; dated 1713, (viii) , 301-666, (i) S. Last leaf loose. Some waterspots in lower corners. Some wormholes. Old owner's entry in ms.; A. Friberg. Contemp. calf, 6 raised bands, some wear at corners and edges. (The Old Testament part of this Bible was printed in Stockholm)

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        Introduction Til de fornemste Europæiske Rigers Historier/ Fortsat Indtil disse sidste Tider/ Med Et tilstræckeligt Register.

      Kiøbh., Jacob Bornheinrich, 1711. Senere (ca. 1800) pænt hldrbd. m. oph. bd. på ryg, rygforgyldn. og rødt skindtitelfelt på ryg. Små ormehuller på ryg og i falsene. Frontispiece m. marginale reparationer. Brunplettet. (14), 720, 198, (21) pp.. Et udmærket eksemplar af den sjældne originaludgave af Holbergs første bog. Ehr-M. X:54 ff

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        Catalogo degli ordini equestri e militari esposto in imagini, e con breve racconto.

      In Roma, nella stamperia di Giorgio Placco Intagliatore e Gettatore di caratteri a S. Marco, 1711. PRIMA EDIZIONE. In 4to; legatura coeva in piena pelle con tit. e fregi in oro; pp. (36) + 164 tavole di incisioni con 141 carte di descrizione + 6 pagine d?indice. Axs

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        CATALOGO DEGLI ORDINI EQUESTRI E MILITARI. Esposto in imagini, e con breve racconto.

      In-8 (mm.235x175), p. pergam. coeva, tit. ms. al dorso, tagli azzurri, 2 cc.nn. (frontesp. in latino e in italiano), 16 cc.nn. (dedica a Papa Clemente XI e ai Lettori, Imprimatur), e 141 (su 166) magnifiche tavv. inc. in rame e numerate, ciascuna con la descriz. a fronte, in latino e in italiano + 3 cc.nn. di Indice. Le tavv., che raffigurano personaggi a figura intera, sono state incise da G.B. Sintes su disegni di A. Orasii. "Mancano": l?antiporta e le ultime 25 tavv. di cui 23 (relative alle insegne) non hanno la descrizione. Nell?opera sono illustrati anche 17 ordini monastici femminili e ordini equestri attribuiti a infedeli. "Edizione originale" di questa importante opera. Cfr. Colas,372: "Cet ouvrage a été réimprimé au moins cinq fois dans le XVIII siècle, dont une édition avec texte allemand" - Brunet,I,1086 - Graesse,I,480 - Choix de Olschki,I,711. Bello e fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato.

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        Åtskillige anmärkningar öfwer närwarande pestilentias beskaffenhet motande/ botande och utrotande uti Östergötland/ under margehanda [sic!]

      ämbetz syslor i största hast och en wälment nit upteknade. Linköping, (Kempes änka), 1711. 4:o. (16),122 s. Tagen ur band. Titelbladet med lite bläckkladd efter bl.a. raderade namnteckningar. Några småfläckar, se t.ex. s. 1, 3 och 48-49. Understrykningar i bläck. Med Jacob Gustafssons namnteckning i bläck på s. (16). Bra ex.. Waller 1143, med endast åtta inledande sidor inklusive det ursprungliga kancellerade titelbladet där det står "Norköping" i stället för "Östergötland". Med hyllningsdikter av J. Thun, L. Forsselius och A. O. Rhyzelius. Avslutas med 28 fallstudier från författarens verksamhet i Norrköping. Magnus Gabriel von Block (1669-1722) hade många strängar på sin lyra, han talade elva språk, var utbildad läkare och var flitig författare. Efter studier i Uppsala och längre utlandsresor, där Block bl.a. lärde känna Leibniz och studerade medicin, utnämndes han till provinsialläkare i Östergötland 1702 och slog sig ned i Norrköping. I flera av sina skrifter bekämpade han vidskepelse och mirakeltro som fortfarande hade ett starkt fäste i Sverige. Lindroth såg Block som en viktig föregångsman till upplysningsidéerna i Sverige

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        "This Map of South Americæ"

      Contemporary hand-coloured engraving, two sheets, not joined, total c. 58x98cm London (1711), but 1732 or later An exceptionally fine copy in brilliant original colours. The map was printed from two plates and was generally joined and folded vertically in Moll's atlas "Prospect of the World". Our copy however has been kept in an atlas in two separate sheets uncut. Both sheets with a weak horizontal fold as published. The map includes a large view with the vignette of the silver mines of Potosi of Bolivia

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        E diversis collectus, & clero Holmiensi consecratus.

      Una cum appendice, quæ continet seriem pastorum Holmiensium primariorum, pastorum Ridderholmensium, nec non rectorum simul & con-rectorum Schol. Triv. Holm. Stockholm, literis Wernerianis, 1711. 8:o. 56 s. Fläckigt titelblad. Sammanbunden med: SCHEFFERUS, Johannes (utg). Incerti scriptoris sveci qvi vixit circa ann. Christi MCCCXLIV. Breve chronicon de archiepiscopis et sacerdotib. cæteris ecclesiæ Upsaliensis nunquam antea publicatum. Primus edidit, notisque ac indice necessarius adornavit Johannes Schefferus. Uppsala, Henricus Curio, 1673. 8:o. (10),+ 256, (22) s. Något nött nära samtida hfrbd med guldornerad rygg och beige ryggtiteletikett. Namnteckningar av Brolin och C. H. Ekstrand (1803-66), amanuens vid Uppsala Universitetsbibliotek. Ur Gustaf Bernströms bibliotek. Första arbetet: Collijn sp. 164. Warmholtz 1872. Engström 168. Zethrin var conrector vid trivialskolan i Stockholm och katalogen avslutas med honom själv. Andra arbetet: Collijn sp. 164. Warmholtz 1883. Engström 153. Schefferus utgåva av den nyupptäckta upsaliensiska ärkebiskopskrönikan, vilken genom hans lärda kommentarer blir en del av striden mellan honom och Olof Verelius om Uppsala hednatempels läge och ålder. Krönikan, som är en av Sveriges viktigaste medeltidskrönikor, hittades av Hadorph 1668. Han överlämnade den genast till Schefferus och redan 1671 var denne färdig med texten, men på grund av Curios försumlighet dröjde tryckningen till 1673. Den gavs sedan åter ut av Benzelius i hans "Monumentorum veterum ecclesiæ Sveogothicæ prolegomena", 1709-1713

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        Eigentliche und wahrhafftige Abbildung der alten und neuen Griechischen Kirche, Nach ihrer Historie, Glaubens-Lehren und Kirchen-Gebräuchen

      Ben Joh. Friedrich Gleditsch und Sohn, Leipzig, 1711. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Slightly overlapping full contemporary vellum, old library spine label and bookplate, but otherwise unmarked. Modest foxing and toning, a bit of loss and degradation to the margins of three pages but no loss of text. An early study of the Greek Orthodox Church by the German antiquary. He also wrote a book on seals and is associated with Bach for whom he may have written a cantata. 17 figures on 16 plates shwoing costume, church floorplans, and a lovely birds-eye view of the Patriarch's compound in Constantinople. Frontis, title in red and black, [19], 236, 422, 474, 84, [56], both blanks present. Size: Quarto (4to). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041234. .

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        An Account of Several Late Voyages and Discoveries:

      London: Printed for D. Brown, W. Innys, and T. Ward, , 1711. I. Sir John Narbrough's Voyage to the South-Sea… II. Captain J. Tasman's Discoveries on the Coast of South Terra Incognita. III. Captain J. Wood's Attempt to Discover a North-East Passage to China. IV. F. Marten's Observations made in Greenland... Octavo (190 ×114 mm). Contemporary panelled calf , neatly rebacked, vermilion morocco label to the spine, raised bands. 3 folding maps and 19 engraved plates, 7 of them folding. Contemporary armorial bookplate of George Tollett, (1696-1727?), of Betley Hall, Staffordshire verso of the title page. Slightly rubbed, corners restored, light browning, the folding maps with splits professionally restored. Second edition, preferred over the first edition "because it has the chart of the western and southern oceans" (Hill). In 1699, Narbrough sailed onboard the Batchelour as part of a commission to find a western opening for the north-west passage and to explore the west coast of the Americas. This account is "of particular interest because of its description of Narbrough's passage in the Batchelour through the Strait of Magellan and into the South Pacific to Chile, which was much read by later navigators, [Narbrough being credited with] one of the first scientific studies of the indigenous population [and] inaugurating an era of research in southern South America that would last for a further two centuries" (Howgego). Also included is Abel Janzoon Tasman's account of his famous voyage of 1642, during which he discovered Tasmania and New Zealand and visited Tonga and Fiji. George Tollet was accountant general for Ireland, and was commissioner of the Navy at the time of Narbrough's voyage; he was a friend of both Samuel Pepys and Sir Isaac Newton.

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        Analysis per Quantitatum Series, Fluxiones, ac Differentias: cum Enumeratione Linearum Tertii Ordinis

      Engraved allegorical vignette on title by Nutting incorporating a portrait of Newton as the source of light, two folding engraved tables, numerous engravings in the text, and several engraved head- & tailpieces. 7 p.l., 101 pp. 4to, very good antique mottled calf, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: Pearson, 1711. First edition of one of the great books of science and a famous rarity. This book contains Newton's first independent treatise on higher mathematics and his first account of one of his three great contributions to science, the invention of calculus. It also contains the first printed account of his equally significant discovery of the binomial theorem. This work must be considered alongside his Principia of 1687 (Horblit 78) and Opticks of 1704 (Horblit 79) as demonstrating his extraordinary achievements in mathematics, physics, and optics respectively. This work contains De Analysi per Aequationes Numero Terminorum Infinitas (written in 1669 and published here for the first time; it contains the first printed account of the binomial theorem); two treatises first published in the Opticks but written in 1693 and 1695; Methodus differentialis (written in 1676 and published here for the first time; it is the basis of the calculus of finite differences); and a letter from Newton to Collins, written November 8th, 1676. A few minor stains but a very nice copy of by far the rarest of Newton's great books. ❧ Babson 207. Horblit 66b. .

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        Theo-philosophia theoretico-practica, oder Der wahre Grund göttlicher und natürlicher Erkänntniß, dadurch beyde Tincturen, die himlische und irrdische, können erhalten werden: Zugleich ein Grund aller Particularien, und Fundament der wahren Medicin. Dabey gezeiget wird, wie in der äussern Natur durch alle Regna zu verfahren, damit ein jedes Corpus wieder in seinen reinen Paradiesischen Stand gebracht werden könne durch die Chymie oder Scheidekunst; Nebst einer Erläuterung des Operis Maximi und Beyfügung versprochener Experimenten. Von Sincero Renato

      Breslau, Fellgiebel 1711.. 10 Bl., 374 S. Pappband d. Zt.

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        WORKS OF LUCIAN, TRANSLATED FROM GREEK BY FEVERAL EMINENT HANDS

      1711. Lucian. THE WORKS OF LUCIAN, TRANSLATED FROM GREEK BY SEVERAL EMINENT HANDS. with The Life of Lucian, A Discourse on his Writings, and A Character of fome of the present Translators. Written by John Dryden, Esq. London, Printed for Sam. Briscoe, 1711. 4 vols. Nineteen century reback with new labels. Brown calf with red spine lables. Some light wear, mostly to edges and at hinges. Binding is tight and pages are nearly all free from foxing. Volume 1 bears a previous owner's extensive notes to second and third leaves. A solid set.

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        The Spectator

      London: Printed for Sam. Buckley at the Dolphin in Little Britain . . Sold by A.Baldwin in Warwick Lane, March 1. 1711 - 25 October 1711. First edition. The sheets are bound together in later hafl calf on boards from which the marbled paper has been stripped. Corners worn, hinges strengthened with plum cloth tape .The binding is sturdily protective and the back has raised bands and with its crimson label, gilt Lettering. Several issues are close cut with minimal loss of text on upper edge. Folio, 199 original single printed sheets.from I (March1st 1711) - CCIV( October 24th 1711) Lacks 5 sheets -LVI, LXXXI, LXXXIX, XC, XCIV

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        The works of William Drummond, of Hawthornden. Consisting of those which were formerly printed, and those which were design'd for the press. Now published from the author's original copies

      Printed: 1711 Folio, . First collected edition [4],xlv,[3],243,[1];iv,60p.,plates : ports. ; 20. William Drummond is the last significant figure in Scottish poetry before the Eighteenth Century. The gap between him and Alan Ramsay indicates a crisis in Scottish literary culture brought on by the departure of the Scottish court to London with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of Great Britain. James had been a patron of poets, dabbled in poetry himself and delivered himself of Rewellis and Cautelis [Do's and Don'ts] for its composition. Not only had the court been a centre of literary activity where men of letters such as Drummond's uncle, William Fowler, and his friend William Alexander of Menstrie, later Earl of Stirling, gained employment, it had also given authority to Scots as a literary language. These conditions were now abolished. Poets who had published their work in Scots, followed James in revising it and publishing it in English, and Drummond, who did not go south with the court, was left in a state of cultural bereavement. He made a lot of that melancholy state. He became a poet of retreat and death, like Henry Vaughan during the Interregnum. Drummond was born in 1585, the eldest son of John Drummond, descended through a cadet branch from the Drummonds of Stobhall, Lords Drummond of that ilk since 1471, and of Susannah Fowler, daughter of a well-connected Edinburgh burgess. John Drummond acquired the property of Hawthornden, where the North Esk runs through a romantic gorge near Dalkeith, and was made gentleman usher at the court of James VI in 1590. William Drummond was educated at the High School in Edinburgh and at Edinburgh University, where he graduated MA in 1605. He completed his education by travelling to France, visiting Paris and studying law at Bourges. On the way out and on his return in 1609, he stayed in London. He became laird of Hawthornden on the death of his father in 1610 and thereafter seldom left his estate, where he dedicated himself to literary pursuits, accumulating an excellent library and rebuilding the house as a Scots baronial mansion. Like everyone else he published a lament on the death of Prince Henry in 1613, "Teares on the Death of Moeliades". Poems followed in 1614; most of these were included and revised in the 1616 edition, whose first part is a celebration of a love for Auristella and the second a mourning of her death. The "Teares" for Prince Henry is included and there are additional madrigals and epigrams, but the main body of the collection is a two part series of sonnets and songs like Sir Philip Sidney's Astrophil to Stella and Sir William Alexander's Aurora. Drummond was a late practitioner of the Petrarchan sonnet sequence in English, but he worked in phrases and ideas of the French and Italian masters of late petrarchism. Marino was an author he admired and imitated. The language he writes in is not the Scots he spoke but a literary English, as correct as he could learn to make it from reading books. His art aims at refined sweetness both in versification and in the preciosity of his reworking and tinkering with petrarchan imagery. The landscape of his love-melancholy is a solitary and Arcadian Midlothian. On this colde World of Ours, Flowre of the Seasons, Season of the Flowrs, Sonne of the Sunne sweet Spring, Such hote and burning Dayes why doest thou bring? (Madrigal vi, ll. 1-4, Poems, Part 1) The love affair he writes about so artificially has a very oblique relation to his life. His Auristella has at least some connection with Euphemia Cunningham, who lived by the Ore, or Ora as he has it, in Fife. Like Poe, Drummond seems to have felt that the death of a beautiful woman was the best subject for poetry and Euphemia Cunningham did her best for him in this respect. Only a year after he had completed the Poems that end in mourning her literary epiphany. Religion was another source of melancholy interiority that he exploited; he expanded the divine poems of the 1616 collection and brought them out as Flowres of Sion in 1623. The volume includes his prose meditation on death, The Cypresse Grove. In 1617, James visited Scotland, and joining in the public rejoicing, Drummond published "Forth Feasting" to celebrate the occasion. Drummond's Poems were a success. He had already made the acquaintance of Alexander in 1614 on a chance visit to his house in Menstrie; he records the hospitality and literary chat in an attractive letter. Through Alexander, he struck up an epistolary friendship with Michael Drayton; and Ben Jonson visited him in the summer of 1618, having walked up to Hawthornden from London. The notes of his talk are among the best things Drummond wrote. In the years after the death of Euphemia Cunningham, Drummond kept a mistress by whom he had three illegitimate children. In 1632 he married Elizabeth Logan, and by her had nine legitimate ones. He wrote a welcome for the visit of Charles I to Scotland in 1633, but his literary activity had dwindled. He wrote an essay on impresas and anagrams and some coarse satirical squibs and epigrams, which display an interesting obverse to the aesthetic refinement of the poetry he is most known for. He followed the Scottish virtuoso, John Napier of Merchiston, in thinking up machines for the destruction of mankind or improvements on those already in use and applied for a patent in 1626. In later years he began to compile an uninteresting royalist History of Scotland. The Bishops' Wars between Charles I and the Scots Presbyterians and the involvement of the Covenant in the politics of the English Civil War stirred Drummond to write political tracts against the Covenanters, notably Irene in response to the promulgation of the National Covenant of 1638 and Skiamachia in support of the Cross Petition to the Scottish Parliament against moves for an alliance with the English Parliamentarians. He did not publish them but they probably circulated in manuscript. Too literary, written in too elaborate and beautifully modulated a style to engage effectively in the cut and thrust of Civil War polemic, they nevertheless make shrewd points about the contradictions in which the Covenanters had involved themselves. Here is his address in Irene to the Covenanting churchmen who meddle in politics: Yee lightes of the World, examples of Holiness and all Vertues, you living libraryes of Knowledge, Sanctuarryes of Goodnesse, looke upon the weaknesse and fragilitie of Mankynd! The Bodyes of Common wealthes are alreddye turned in Skeletones, the Cityes in Sepulcheres, the fieldes in Shambles, the Trees in Gibbetes. Pittye humaine Race, spare the blouud of Man: the earth is druncke with it, the Watteres empurpled, the aire empoysoned, and all by you, for, who give advice and counsell for the performing of evill actiones, cause them, and doe these actiones themselves: and they who command them and approve them when done are beyond he actores guilty Drummond died "of a sort of gravell", harassed by debt and distressed by the execution of his King in 1649. The non-juring bishop, John Sage, brought out an edition of his works in 1711, which, along with the poems, includes some of his letters, his history of Scotland and not very reliable versions of the political works. Lowndes, p. 675. who reports that Ben Jonson thought of Drummond as a 'Scotian Petrarch'

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        ARREST DU CONSEIL D'ETAT DU ROY, DU DIX-SEPT NOVEMBRE 1711. QUI ORDONNE QUE LES PROPRIETAIRES OU ADJUDICATAIRES DES CACAOS PROVENANS DES PRISES ARRIVÉES À NANTES, & QUI ONT ESTÉ DECLAREZ POUR ESTRE CONFOMMEZ DANS LE ROYAUME, SERONT TENUS DE PAYER LES DROITS DE QUINZE SOLS PAR LIVRE, ÉTABLIS PAR L'ARREST DU CONSEIL DU 12. MAY 1693. OUTRE LES DROITS LOCAUX QUI SERONT ACQUITTEZ À L'ORDINAIRE, &c [caption title]

      [Paris. 1711].. 4pp. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Contemporary inscription. Minor foxing; light tanning at "spine" edge. Very good. A French royal decree, which confirms an earlier decree of May 12, 1693, ensuring that cocoa arriving from French colonies overseas and cocoa from non-French territories will pay equal duty. Not in Wroth or OCLC. From the library of Cardinal Etienne Charles de Lomenie de Brienne (1727-94), Minister of Louis XVI, Archbishop of Toulouse and of Sens. A friend of Voltaire and a member of the Académie Française, Brienne wielded significant power as head of the Finance Ministry, which earned him many enemies. He died in prison during the French Revolution, despite having renounced Catholicism in 1793 (presumably as an attempt to save his life). MAGGS, FRENCH COLONISATION OF AMERICA 75 (this copy).

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        THE SHIP BUILDER’S ASSISTANT, OR MARINE ARCHITECTURE: (REVISED AND IMPROVED)…

      Lon.. b/w folding engraved plates. Third, expanded, edition of a popular and useful text, first published in 1711. It contains sections on the geometry, mathematics and theory of shipbuilding, timber, mensuration, plans, rigging, anchors and the boatswain’s arts. It exists in two states - one with eight folding plates and one with ten folding plates. This copy has ten folding plates. See Scott 448. McDonald 276. Adams and Waters 3498. An excellent copy, fresh and clean; nicely rebound in full calf by Bayntun with alternate black and blind decorated inner dentelles. On the verso of the title page is a list of “Navigation-Books, Charts, &c. Printed for Mount and Davidson, Tower-hill.” With the bookseller’s ticket of Edward J. Lefkowicz on the rear pastedown.

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        Ã†sop naturaliz'd: in a collection of fables and stories from Æsop, Locman, Pilpay, and others

      London: printed for D. Midwinter, 1711 Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked, reddish-brown morocco spine label. . Octavo. Some abrasion on back cover, but a near very good, appealing copy. With ink annotation on front free endpaper with the dates 1723 and 1726. Third edition, "with the addition of above 50 fables." The genesis of this book appears to be a volume published in Cambridge in 1697, with 111 pages and containing one hundred fables; Foxon cites an entry in the Term Catalogues for a second edition "corrected," in 1702, but no copy of this is known. This third edition is, as Foxon puts it, "a radical revision," so much so that it is essentially a new book, in which there are now 180 fables, with each consisting of the fable itself, followed by a moral, all in verse. Many of the fables are familiar from antiquity, such as "The Tortoise and the Hare," "The Fox and the Grapes," "The Country Mouse and the City Mouse," or "The Peacock and Juno." The source of many others is less obvious, and the verses have often been adapted to reflect daily life in the early 18th century. In a three-page preface, the compiler makes it clear that his book is intended for an unsophisticated audience: "If these fables are acceptable in prose, they cannot be less acceptable in verse; but more pleasing and more easie to be apprehended and remembered; as will be evident if we reflect how easily children and persons of mean capacity apprehend a story or fable, how deep the impression is fix'd in their memories, and how early it takes root, before such persons have any relish for dry jejune moral truths, represented without such advantages.

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        [La Mode] B. Balduini Calceus Antiquus et mysticus et Jul. Nigronus De Caliga Veterum accesserunt ex CL. Salmasi notis ad librum Tertulliani de Pallio & Alb Rubenii libris de re Vestaria excerpta ejusdem argumenti. Omnia figuris aucta & illustra observationibus Joh. Frederici Nilant. i

      Leyde: chez Thédore Haak, 1711. relié. fort in 12. Edition originale ? Nous avons seulement trouvé trace d'une édition de 1733 à la bibliothèque d'Harvard. Inconnu à la B.N et des bibliographies habituelles (Brunet…), mais Balduin et Negrone sont morts respectivement en 1632 et en 1625. Un titre-frontispice gravé par Bary. Plein vélin rigide d'époque (lacets apparents), titre élégamment manuscrit à la plume noire en surimpression sur un premier rouge, un grand fer central à froid sur les plats, filet d'encadrement et fers dans les écoinçons. Très bel état général. Histoire de la chaussure, des chausses, des sandales, cothurnes depuis l'antiquité dans les divers corps de métiers, l'église… et du vêtement dans le texte de Tertullien et de Albert Ruben. - chez Thédore Haak, Leyde _1711, fort in 12, (46) 292pp. (32) et de 153pp. (12), 30pl. non comprises dans la pagination., Un Vol. relié. - La Mode Un Vol. relié

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        An Idea of the Modern Eloquence Of the Bar. Together with a Pleading out of every Part of Law

      Only separate edition in English of Mackenzie's seminal work on the art of advocacy, the first in the English-speaking world, modelled in part on Cicero and "superior to any account of legal rhetoric previously published"; with six arguments appended. Contemporary crimson morocco, neatly gilt and gilt-panelled, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, rubbed, some browning, yet a pretty copy. Printed by Mr. Robert Freebairn . . . in the Parliament-Close, Edinburgh, 1711.

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        Seder Haggadah Shel Pesach

      Sulzbach 1711 Full modern leather binding with blind stamped decorations and five raised bands, gilt title on spine, folio 30.5 cm.Attractively bound, there are marginal repairs/restoration text at edges affected on some pages. An rare early 18th century illustrated Haggadah. Contains the commentary of the Don Yitzchak Abarbanel. Attractive engraved plate before the title page Yudlov 115

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        ORDINUM EQUESTRIUM ET MILITARIUM CATALOGUS

      Typis Georgii Plachi Romæ: Typis Georgii Plachi, 1711. FIRST EDITION. With a Profusion of Costume Plates Depicting Knightly, Military, Social, and Charitable Orders 248 x 191 mm (9 3/4 x 7 1/2"). 20 p.l. (including three title pages, one engraved, one in Latin, one in Italian), followed by plates with facing commentary and, at the end, two index leaves. Excellent contemporary sprinkled calf, covers with border in gilt and blind, raised bands, spines handsomely gilt in compartments with large intricate fleuron centerpiece and scrolling cornerpieces, reddish-brown morocco label. WITH A TOTAL OF 167 FULL-PAGE ENGRAVED PLATES: a frontispiece showing Victory perched above military accoutrements, 143 plates (engraved by Giovanni Battista Sintes after Andrea Antonio Orazi) depicting members of various knightly orders in a variety of costumes (each plate facing a text leaf of explication in Latin and Italian), and 23 plates showing the insignia of the orders (usually with several figures on each of these plates). Bookplate of the Macclesfield library on front pastedown, first three leaves with small matching embossed armorial Macclesfield stamp. Brunet I, 1086; Graesse I, 480. Spine and joints with slight dryness and rubbing, several tiny marks to covers, a trivial spot here and there internally, but A REALLY EXCELLENT COPY, the attractive early binding solid and without any serious wear, and THE TEXT AND PLATES UNUSUALLY CLEAN AND FRESH. The illustrations here of members of various "knightly and military orders" are a wonderful source for the costumes of the early 18th century. The orders include not only genuine fighting orders such as the Templars and the Teutonic Knights, but all sorts of honorary, social, and charitable orders, so that some figures appear in suits of armor, others in clerical garb, and many in elaborate secular dress, decked out in the extravagant fashions of the day. Of the orders, 18 are for women, all elegantly costumed here, some suitably for the cloister, others for the ballroom. Perhaps the most exotic are a Roman member of the knightly (i.e., business) class, dressed, naturally, in a toga; a Turkish member of the Order of the Moon; a Peruvian; and a Floridian. The artist Andrea Orazi (b. 1670) painted in oils and frescoed two Roman churches. In addition to writing books on subjects ranging from coins to musical instruments to natural history, the learned Jesuit Buonanni (1638-1725) served as librarian of the Collegio Romano and in 1698 became curator of the Kircherian Musem.

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        Entdecktes Judenthum, oder, Gründlicher und wahrhaffter Bericht, welchergestalt die verstockte Juden die hochheilige Drey-Einigkeit, Gott Vater, Sohn und Heil. Geist, erschrecklicher Weise lästern und verunehren, die Heil. Mutter Christi verschmähen, das Neue Testament, die Evangelisten und Aposteln, die Christliche Religion spöttisch durchziehen, und die gantze Christenheit auff das äusserste verachten und verfluchen; dabei noch viel andere, bisshero unter den Christen entweder gar nicht oder nur zum Theil bekant gewesene Dinge und grosse Irrthümer der küdischen Religion und Theologie, wie auch viel lächerliche und kurtzweilige Fabeln und andere ungereimte Sachen an den Tag kommen. Alles aus ihren eigenen und zwar sehr vielen mit grosser Mühe und unverdrossenem Fleiss durchlesenen Büchern mit Ausziehung der hebräischen Worte und derer treuen Ubersetzung in die Teutsche Sprach kräfftiglich erwiesen und in zweyen Theilen verfasset, deren jeder seine behörige, allemal von einer gewissen Materie aussführlich handelnde Capitel enthält; allen Christen zur treuhertzigen Nachricht verfertiget und mit vollkommenen Registern versehen.

      2 in 1 Band. 10 Bl., 1016 (recte 998) S., 1, 2 Bl., 1111 S., 1 Bl. Lederbde. d. Zt. 4°. Steinschneider 4913; Fürst I, 226; ADB V, 773; NDB IV, 419. - Zweite Ausgabe des berüchtigten Antijudaicums. Die in 2000 Exemplaren 1700 in Frankfurt erschienene Originalausgabe wurde auf Betreiben der dortigen Judenschaft beschlagnahmt und erst nach 40 Jahren wieder freigegeben; so war die vorliegende Ausgabe, für die die Erben Eisenmengers eine Druckerlaubnis bei Friedrich I. erlangt hatten, die erste im Handel zugängliche. Obwohl in Berlin gedruckt, wurde als Druckort Königsberg angegeben, da dieses außerhalb des Reichsgebietes lag. "E`s Übersetzungen hebr. Texte sind oft fehlerhaft und dazu tendenziös entstellt... dennoch ist E. mit diesem Werk, das ihm eine Professur für orientalische Sprachen an der Univ. Heidelberg eintrug, der Begründer des neuzeitlichen wissenschaftlichen Antisemitismus geworden" (H.J. Schoeps in NDB). - Rückenenden alt restauriert, Gelenke tls. angebrochen, Vorderdeckel von Bd. 2 stark gelockert.

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        Theo-philosophia theoretico-practica, oder Der wahre Grund göttlicher und natürlicher Erkänntniß, dadurch beyde Tincturen, die himlische und irrdische, können erhalten werden: Zugleich ein Grund aller Particularien, und Fundament der wahren Medicin. Dabey gezeiget wird, wie in der äussern Natur durch alle Regna zu verfahren, damit ein jedes Corpus wieder in seinen reinen Paradiesischen Stand gebracht werden könne durch die Chymie oder Scheidekunst; Nebst einer Erläuterung des Operis Maximi und Beyfügung versprochener Experimenten. Von Sincero Renato.

      10 Bl., 374 S. Pappband d. Zt. Ferguson II, 275; Wellcome IV, 525; Duveen 509. - Erste Ausgabe. - Samuel Richter war Pfarrer in Hartmannsdorf bei Landshut in Schlesien und schrieb unter dem Pseudonym "Sincerus Renatus" (der aufrichtig Wiederbekehrte); "various are the charges laid against him, which are quite not reconcilable ... The sale of his book `Theophilosophia` was stopped in Breslau, and it was practically condemned in the `Unschuldige Nachrichten`" (Ferguson). - Man "gab ihm Schuld, daß er Jesuitismus unter der Maske der Rosenkreuzerei zu verbreiten suche" (Schmieder 515). - Gelenke berieben. Titel mit Nummerierung, stellenw. stärker fleckig.

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        Halakhot Parah aduma [Hilkhot parah adumah] =?R. Mosis Maimonidis Tractatus de vacca rufa : Latinitate donatus & subjuncta ampliore hujus ritus explicatione quoad singulas circumstantias illustratus

      Christian Petzold Amsterdam Christian Petzold 1711 First edition g 12mo. 5pp. (12). 544pp. 3/4 vellum over decorated paper-covered boards with brown handwritten lettering to spine. Scuffing, abrasions and discoloration to boards and spine. All maroon page edges. 2 Ex libris- plates pasted-in on front endpaper: 1) Ex libris Rev. Joseph Jaquett. Presented by Edwin Jaquett Sellers. 1902. 2) Library of the Protestant Episcopal Divinity School, Philadelphia. Perforation to title page: "Philadelphis Divinity School." Signature and date to title page: "Joseph Jaquette. June 20th. 1825." Some age browning and welling to pages not affecting text. Magnificent translation of one of the tracates of the "Mishne Torah," a code of Jewish law by one of the most important Jewish authorities, Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, better known as Maimonides or by the Hebrew abbreviation RaMBaM (1135-1204). The Mishneh Torah was compiled between 1170 and 1180, while he was living in Egypt, and is regarded as Maimonides' magnum opus. This tractate deals with the "Parah aduma" or red cow aka red heifer, a cow that is sacrificed and whose ashes are used for the ritual purification of people who came into contact with a corpse. In Hebrew and Latin. Overall in good condition. R. Moses Maimonides (Rambam) was a 12th century Jewish philosopher and halachic legal scholar. A highly controversial figure, both during his lifetime and after his death, but generally acknowledged as the preeminent Jewish thinker of the Middle Ages. He was born in CÛrdoba, Spain but fled as a child from the Almohad persecution. He eventually settled in Egypt where he served as a rabbi, physician and philosopher. His fourteen-volume Mishneh Torah, his only work not in Arabic, still carries canonical authority, particularly within the Yemenite Jewish community, as the codification of Talmudic law. His other work includes a commentary on the Mishnah entitled Kitab al-Siraj, Kitab al-Fara'I, a book on precepts, and the philosophical work Dalalat al-Ha'irin, known in Hebrew as the Moreh Nevukhim, The Guide to the Perplexed. The major premise is an attempted philosophical/theological reconciliation of the Hebrew Bible and Greek knowledge. This work came to play a central role in all subsequent major controversies over philosophy within the Jewish community during the Middle Ages.

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